1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2009 Lancia Musa

To start off, 2009 Lancia Musa is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Lancia Beta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Lancia Beta (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 15 more horse power than 2009 Lancia Musa. (100 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 2009 Lancia Musa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Lancia Musa weights approximately 290 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Lancia Musa (260 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 84 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2009 Lancia Musa will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2009 Lancia Musa
Make Lancia Lancia
Model Beta Musa
Year Released 1975 2009
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1910 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 260 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 90.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 18.0:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 179 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1350 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4040 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2520 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 47 L


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